Virtual education refers to instruction in a learning environment where presenters/instructors and participants are separated by time or space, or both, and the instructor provides course content through course management applications, multimedia resources, the Internet, videoconferencing, etc.
A virtual classroom is a web-based learning environment where the course is delivered by an instructor over the phone or VOIP system and the presentation is delivered via a dedicated learning environment like Genesys Conferencing or HP Virtual room.
All material is provided electronically and can be viewed with a browser and or is downloadable; with an instructor presenting and Powerpoint slides or online examples used for illustration.
Audio-based courses are similar to video recordings, but only the sound track of the instructor is provided.
Using Flash or similar technologies.
Studio-based, interactive e-learning training events
A live training event with instructor and equipment is broadcasted on the Internet utilizing professional TV studio equipment.